5188.0 Ethical Issues in Clinical Occupational Healthcare Services and Integrity in Science

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session will present new data about the ethical, legal, and social issues of toxicogenetic research among working populations. We will also discuss occupational health screenings of former atomic bomb assembly workers, and the safety of volunteers and emergency responders. Lastly, this session will discuss the evaluation and federal response to radiation induced cancers among Manhattan era nuclear workers.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe current trends of toxicogenomic research with working populations 2. Describe the health risks associated with the atomic and conventional weapons industries and about the Department of Energy and department of Labor policies and practices addressing said health issues 3. Attendees will learn about the various federal agency responsibilities and actions vis a vis evaluating occupational etiology of cancer among radiation exposed DOE workers

2:30 PM
Ethical, legal, and social issues of toxicogenetic research with working populations
Linda A. McCauley, PhD, Marc Weinstein, PhD and Connie Ulrich, RN, PhD
2:45 PM
Occupational Health Screenings of Former Atmic Bomb Assembly Workers
Marek. Mikulski, MD, MPH, Laurence Fuortes, MD, MS, Sujana Gunta, Rw Field, PhD and Patrick Hartley, MD, MPH
3:00 PM
Volunteers and Emergency Responders-How Safe Must it Be?
Katherine Kirkland, MPH and Karen B. Mulloy, DO, MSCH
3:15 PM

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing